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Offline TruthSeeker

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Baptism and my special needs daughter
« on: May 18, 2005, 10:32:32 PM »
I have an eight year daughter that is severely mentally and physically handicapped.

I am wondering if I can get her baptised and can she receive holy communion and chrismation?

Can I watch her baptism and be with her as she receives communion and chrismation?

I am not orthodox...yet.

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Re: Baptism and my special needs daughter
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2005, 10:58:42 PM »
Yes, she could do all those things and we Orthodox generally commune in public, so of course you could be there. However, this is something you should talk to a priest about...if you are considering becoming Orthodox then you would probably be received together as a family.
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